NCEA Level 1 History

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Chemis

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must be entered in 11ENG

To understand the present we need to understand the past and how it has impacted on our present. In this way we can avoid repeating our mistakes. History is a literacy rich course which teaches the skills of research, communication, resource interpretation, report writing, problem solving and essay writing.

It explores;

·         the origins of WWII

·         the Black Civil Rights movement in the USA

·         the 1981 Springbok Tour

History related careers include:

Heritage Manager                              Historic buildings inspector

Museum exhibitions office                 Archaeologist

Broadcast Journalist                         Civil Service Administrator

Lawyer                                             Researcher





NCEA Level 2 History

Career Pathways

Historian, Barrister, Elected Government Representative, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Foreign Policy Officer, Early Childhood Teacher, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Survey Interviewer, Policy Analyst, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher